GAMBIA: BREAKING NEWS: ACCESS BANK BARRA BRANCH MANAGERS HAVE EACH BEEN GRANTED BAIL FOR D12 M WITH TWO GAMBIAN SURETIES; ACCUSED PERSONS REMANDED AS THEY ARE YET TO MEET THEIR BAIL CONDITIONS!

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The Essau magistrate court has granted bail to the two Barra Access Bank managers, who were accused of stealing over seventeen million dalasis from the Bank, Freedom Newspaper can report. Sarjo Corr and Momodou Juldeh Jallow were both granted bail in the sum of D12 million dalasis with two Gambian sureties. The bail was granted on Tuesday by magistrate Ebou Sowe.

The accused persons have been slammed with two count charges: Conspiracy and stealing by clerk or servant. They have pleaded not guilty to the charges.

In delivering his ruling, magistrate Sowe ruled that the following bail conditions must be fulfilled before Sarjo Corr’s release from custody: One, Corr, must provide five properties located in the North Bank region, and two Gambian sureties. His bail bond has been set at D12 million dalasis.

For the second accused person Momodou Juldeh Jallow, the magistrate has ordered Jallow to produce two title deeds located in the Greater Banjul Area and two sureties. Jallow’s bail was also set for D12 million dalasis.

Both Corr and Jallow were also ordered to surrender their traveling documents to the court. They have  been restricted from traveling beyond the North Bank Region and the Greater Banjul Area.

Sarjo Corr and his co accused person Momodou Juldeh Jallow are yet to meet their bail conditions. They were subsequently escorted from Barra to Banjul to be remanded.

The case has been adjourned to September 30th, 2020.

The prosecution was represented by Commissioner Abdoulie Sanneh.

Momodou Juldeh Jallow was represented by lawyer Ebrima Kejera.

Sarjo Corr appeared in court unrepresented. It has been gathered that he is likely going to be represented by lawyer Pa Harry Jammeh in the next hearing date.

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